Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3547/1

Location: Holloway, London, N52EF
Salary: £35,000-£40,000
Qualification required: educated to post graduate level
Closing Date: 21 January 2018
KTP Advert Ref: 3547/1
The School of Engineering & Computing at UWS is well established and an internationally recognised academic centre.

Lumen Research is an ambitious London-based company providing behavioural research on the effectiveness of visual communications for some of the UK’s best-known brands. Our business is built on a consulting base that has already reformed how brands measure, plan and execute marketing communications. Using state of the art eye-tracking sensors we examine how successfully our clients’ communications engage consumers’ attention and help them find ways to communicate more effectively.
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University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Lumen Research are offering an exciting opportunity to a post graduate in Computer Science/Software Engineering/Information Technology or with a relevant degree involving a significant amount of software development to support Lumen Research. The post is a 30-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between the company and UWS, and has the potential for permanent employment with a £5k dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development.

The successful candidate will be a trusted member of the research and development team and will be expected, with support from a highly cooperative community of academic experts, to lead change within the company through enhancement in the international marketing potential, effective service delivery and up-selling capability of the organisation via innovative, technology-driven, service-oriented collaboration with key business partners. Additional internationally recognised academic support will be provided by a close community of industry-focused inter-disciplinary research groups (AVCN and AHCSE) and the successful applicant should exhibit entrepreneurial flair, and proactively communicate with researchers throughout the University.

About KTP:
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position. Please visit:

If you have questions about this vacancy contact:
T: Prof Naeem Ramzan, 0141 848 3648 or Dr Navid Hajimirza. 020 3735 5199
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Further information, including details of how to apply is available at
Skills required: The successful candidate must possess:
As a minimum, educated to post graduate level in Computer Science/Software Engineering/Information Technology or a relevant degree that combines aspects of software development
Experience of software development in C/C++, Python or Matlab and familiarity with the following technologies would be an advantage: Artificial neural network, deep learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data
Knowledge of programming language C/C++, Python

Essential skills we require as a minimum:
Organisational skills with the ability to plan under own initiative and to work to deadlines
Good communication and interpersonal skills including report writing
Ability to collaborate with colleagues and sharing expertise.
Strong analytical and numerical skills
Ability to understand and process data
Knowledge Base Partner: West of Scotland, University of the
Company partner: Lumen Research Limited
Company business area: Provide ‘attention technology’ using eye-tracking technology to measure the salience and engagement of visual communications by tracking a viewer's gaze point (location, duration, pattern etc); helping publishers, advertisers, and their agencies understand what really gets – and keeps - people’s attention.
Contact: Prof Naeem Ramzan, University of the West of Scotland, Tel: 0141 848 3648
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